Cracked Archive - Weird World

6 Stories That Prove U.S. Drug Enforcement Agents Are Insane

Just within the past decade, the DEA has racked up a list of exploits that reads like the daily planner of a caricature of an insane police officer.


Amway: 5 Realities Of The Multi-Billion-Dollar Scam

Angelos Kyritsis got wrapped up in the Amway pyramid scheme and he's here to shed some light on the ugly -- and downright weird -- truth.


5 Soldiers Who Beat Insane Odds (By Lying Their Ass Off)

Time and time again, small, ridiculously outnumbered forces have gleefully bluffed their way to victory in situations that should have left them as stains on the battlefield.


So The Walls Of Your House Are Bleeding

Did you tell them you wanted to see other walls? Were you reckless with their feelings?


5 Famous Snacks That Are Surprisingly Hard To Make At Home

Let's just say I won't be quitting Cracked to join the Cake Boss anytime soon.


15 Things Americans Secretly Suspect About Other Countries

Sometimes we just need to call some folks out for things we know they believe.


The 5 Worst Excuses People Actually Gave For A Hit And Run

Don't you hate getting run over? What a pain in the you-know-what, am I right?


6 Pointless Crimes That Required An Insane Amount Of Effort

Criminals aren't the smartest members of society as a general rule, but that doesn't mean they don't occasionally demonstrate some impressive dedication to their craft.


I Hunt Serial Killers: 6 Facts You Thought Movies Made Up

We spoke to James Renner, a journalist who has made investigating and tracking down serial killers his life's work, despite not having a badge to flash at crime scenes.


17 Insane True Stories Of Almost Supernatural Good Luck

Some people have all the luck. Literally.


5 Things Your Parents Did (They'd Be Arrested For Today)

There's a good chance that your parents' actions in raising you to be a well-rounded, delightful, Cracked-reading individual would end up with them in jail today.


The 7 New Wonders Of The World Made By Man

Luckily for those of us with a natural aversion to sunlight, some of the planet's most wonderous things have been constructed inside gigantic buildings, by people with a burning desire to one-up nature.


5 Sets Of Ancient Remains That Have Baffled The Experts

Ah, archeology! Though tragically devoid of whips and Nazi-punching in real life, this unassuming scientific field never fails to provide when it comes to balls-out terror.


I Am A Lawyer For Children: 6 Ugly Truths

We thought this sounded like an admirable and completely nightmarish job to have, so we sat down and talked with a woman who chose this career.


3 Recipes For The Perfect Last Minute Mother's Day Brunch

It's Mother's Day! Did you remember to make a brunch reservation at mom's favorite restaurant? No? Well, don't worry! While I can't help with the reservations, I can do you one better!